Loan move to be made permanent after agreeing transfer fee…
Liverpool have agreed a transfer fee to sell their 23-year old striker Fabio Borini to Sunderland, according to reports from Sky Sports.
The Italian striker spent the whole of last season on loan at Wearside and impressed Sunderland manager Gus Poyet by scoring 10 times in 40 appearances for the Black Cats.
Borini was hoping to make a favourable impression at Liverpool this season, but Kop boss Brendan Rodgers has reportedly accepted a £14 million offer for his permanent sale to Sunderland. Rodgers would make a £4 million profit on the former Roma hit-man, who he signed in 2012 for a fee believed to be in the region of £10 million.
One would have felt that Borini may have a role to play at Anfield after the departure of star striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona, but Rodgers clearly believes that he is better off cashing in on Borini and could probably invest the money to sign other players.